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Introduction

Adam Mack

in Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039188
eISBN:
9780252097225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039188.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the connection between Chicago's sensory environment—the sights, sound and noise, scent and odor, tastes, and haptic sensations people associated with the city—and its civic ... More


Sensory Overload: The Chicago Fire, 1871

Adam Mack

in Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039188
eISBN:
9780252097225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039188.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Chicago Fire of 1871 as a multisensory spectacle—an object of curiosity and marvel. More specifically, it considers how the fire destabilized sensory perception and threw up ... More


Body Genres and Disability Sensations: The Challenge of the New Disability Documentary Cinema

in Cultural Locations of Disability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226767314
eISBN:
9780226767307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226767307.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sets out some critical modes of spectatorship generated by conventions of disability portrayal in film. It aims to identify some significant viewing relationships commonly cultivated in ... More


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